Steven Wesselingh


  • North Terrace

    5000 Adelaide

  • 9274 Citations
  • 50 h-Index
1988 …2020
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Professor Steve Wesselingh is SAHMRI’s inaugural Executive Director. For the last four years he has been Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University, one of Australia’s leading health Faculties. Prior to taking up the Deanship, he was Director of the Burnet Institute, an independent medical research institute that specialises in infectious diseases, immunology and public health.

His undergraduate and doctoral training was at Flinders University and Medical Centre and his post-doctoral training was completed at Johns Hopkins Medicine in the United States.

Professor Wesselingh is an Infectious Diseases Physician with research interests in Neurovirology, HIV and vaccine development. He has consistently worked towards the integration of high quality medical research with health-care delivery, leading to improved health outcomes for Australia and the poorly resourced countries of the region.

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Research Output 1988 2020

Trends in Prevalence of Dementia for People Accessing Aged Care Services in Australia

Harrison, S. L., Lang, C., Whitehead, C., Crotty, M., Ratcliffe, J., Wesselingh, S. & Inacio, M. C., Feb 2020, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 75, 2, p. 318-325

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Bacterial viability in faecal transplants: Which bacteria survive?

Papanicolas, L. E., Choo, J., Wang, Y., Leong, L. E. X., Costello, S. P., Gordon, D. L., Wesselingh, S. & Rogers, G., 1 Mar 2019, In : EBioMedicine. 41, p. 509-516 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Case report: Identification of intra-laboratory blood culture contamination with Staphylococcus aureus by whole genome sequencing

Ashokan, A., Papanicolas, L. E., Leong, L. E. X., Theodossi, M., Daniel, S., Wesselingh, S., Rogers, G. & Gordon, D. L., 1 Aug 2019, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 94, 4, p. 331-333 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Do we really understand how faecal microbiota transplantation works? Authors' reply

Papanicolas, L. E., Wesselingh, S. & Rogers, G., 1 Apr 2019, In : EBioMedicine. 42, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate